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Affino Congratulates Winalot, Zenith and Immediate Media for Winning the Commercial Partnership of the Year Award at Today's 40th PPA Awards

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Affino was incredibly proud to have participated in this year’s 40th Anniversary PPA Awards. Held virtually for the very first time because of the Coronavirus pandemic. So instead of the usual venue of the Ballroom at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane - this was a more casual affair attended via screens!


Any concerns about the running of the event were dispelled as soon as the Awards broadcast started rolling, and while there were some roving eyes and obvious instances of ...


All of us at Affino are delighted to be supporting the PPA once more and helping to keep the publishing industry vital and vibrant in these challenging times. We are again sponsoring a category at the PPA Awards - this year we are handing out the Award for ’PPA Commercial Partnership of the Year’. Collaboration is such a big part of what we do at Affino - so we are very aware of the critical importance of smart commercial partnerships in sharing resources to build something better. ...

TTG Media Wins 4 Awards at the PPA Independent Publisher Conference & Awards - including Independent Publishing Company of the Year

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TTG Media had a blistering success at the recent PPA Independent Publisher Awards - taking home 4 of the big prizes handed out. We offer Daniel Pearce and his Team our warmest congratulations, singling out Sophie Griffiths in particular who won Editor of the Year. TTG also picked up prizes for Relaunch fo the Year for their TTG Magazine, and were highly commended in the category - Business Publication of the Year.


Judges praised TTG Media for its ’huge appetite for change, using ...

Affino at the PPA Independent Publisher Conference & Awards - Roundtable and Event Roundup

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Affino participated again at PPA’s annual Independent Publisher Conference & Awards (IPCA) where our CEO Markus and CCO JC were in attendance; and alongside James Harley, Head of Marketing at Drewry Shipping Consultants, helmed a couple of Roundtable Sessions on the subject of ’Actionable Intelligence’.

Make Sure You Register for the PPA x Affino Publisher Advertising State of the Industry Breakfast Briefing on November 1st

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Our CEO Markus Karlsson and CCO Jonathan Collins will be co-hosting with the PPA a Presentation and Q&A on ’Publisher Advertising Revenues : Evolving Challenges and Opportunities’. A proper in-depth review of the current state of the Digital Advertising Industry as pertains to the Publishing Sector.


The Briefing will take place from 09:00 hrs on Friday November 1st, 2019 at PPA HQ, which can be found at the White Collar Factory, 1 Old Street Yard, London EC1Y 8AF - as ...

Affino participating at PPA Independent Publisher Conference & Awards - 12:20 9th December

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The Independent Publisher Conference & Awards is the PPA’s annual flagship event for the independent publishing community. Come join Affino at The Brewery on December 9th for a half-day conference and lunchtime awards ceremony that will explore and celebrate this very special part of the publishing world.


Our very own CCO Jonathan Collins will be one of the key experts involved in the ’20 Things You Need to Know About Digital Publishing’ panel which is part of the...

Affino presenting at PPA Business Media Summit 14:30 25th November

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Affino CEO Markus Karlsson will be presenting an updated briefing on ’Surviving the Cookie Armageddon’ - a state-of-the-industry address on the impact and mitigation of Ad Blockers and Privacy Tools.


Affino has evolved an in-depth audit and analysis for evaluating the impact of ad- and cookie-blockers per domain; Markus will be sharing some of the top-line data and key insights we have discovered to date, as well as laying out what the future trends may be, and what coping ...

Surviving Cookie Armageddon Breakfast Briefing at the PPA - 08:30 19th November

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Affino will once again be hosting the celebrated Cookie Armageddon Briefing at the PPA on Thursday 19th of November, 08:30 hrs.


The key details are as follows:


Surviving Cookie Armageddon: ad blockers, cookies and online privacy

As consumers become increasingly privacy conscious and technologically savvy, are adverts and third party plug-ins on your websites reaching your audience and delivering their revenue potential? What is the real cost of the lost data, and how does the...

PPA Cookie Armageddon Briefing ICYMI

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By all accounts yesterday’s state-of-the-industry briefing on privacy tools was well received by all who attended. (Event Details)


Some of those who weren’t totally wide-awake at the start were suitably stirred when Markus raised the potential of operating systems such as Apple’s iOS / OSX actually incorporating such privacy features into their core system. Many will still recall Apple’s campaign against Flash, and its subsequent introduction of Apple Ads. Apple...

Cookie Armageddon Briefing at the PPA - ad blockers, cookies and online privacy

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Next Tuesday 17th March at the PPA, Affino is leading a briefing and discussion on the impact of privacy tools like Ghostery. Using such utilities on browsers, consumers can effectively turn off all 3rd party cookies, many of which publishers and media organisations are currently relying on to drive revenues via advertising, profiling, personalisation, search, lead generation, promotions and media serving amongst other third party services.


Our CEO Markus Karlsson alongside CCO ...

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